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COVID-19 - Epidemiological Week 33

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COVID-19 - Epidemiological Week 33

Total COVID-19 cases since March 2020 bу specimen date

Total COVID-19 cases since March 2020 bу specimen date

Number of COVID-19 cases in the last 30 days Ьу specimen date. Orange bars indicate PCR results are pending thus figures may change.

Number of PCR tests conducted, new PCR positive results and test positivity rate for the last 30 days Ьу test date. Data refers to the percentage of patients who tested positive via PCR in the prior 7

COVID-19 case numbers

COVID-19 inpatients

COVID-19 paediatric vaccine doses administered and booster coverage

COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital

COVID-19 vaccine uptake and coverage

Hospitalisation and Death statistics March 2020- Present.

Weekly hospitalisations and deaths (since 8 September 2021*} *First COVID-19 patient was in March 2020, but hospitalisation figures begin September 2021 for graphical reasons.

Weekly COVID-19 hospital admissions stratified Ьу those aged above and below 10

Vaccine coverage for the total population (69,350)

Booster (3rd dose) Vaccine Coverage per Age Group

14 - 20 August 2022 (Data as of 22-08-2022)

The Public Health department published its weekly Public Health Spotlight on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Thursday 25 August 2022.

International Situation

A nine per cent decrease of detected cases was reported over the last week worldwide, with over 5.3 million new cases reported. The number of new deaths (over 14 000) also decreased by 15%, compared to the previous week.

Cayman Islands Local Trends

The number of newly detected cases in Cayman decreased by 44% (148 versus 265 in the previous week), although this was against a decrease in testing rate (-13%).

Hospital Admissions

There was a slight decrease in hospital admissions (7 versus 8) compared to the previous week.

Vaccination

Of the 189 doses of vaccine administered during Epi. Week 33, 79 were fourth dose (boosters).

Key Message

The number of hospital admissions remains low and no increase in deaths is registered, paving the way to repeal of current COVID-19 regulations.


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